We are currently only offering placement on a waiting list for membership.
Where is the boat located?
Ganges Marina, Saltspring Island
How much does it cost?
Membership costs for the first year are: share purchase of $1000, annual dues of $1000. Total first year fees = $2000. Annual membership cost for following years are $1000. There is also a $250 deposit for maintenance work to be done, renewable if 10 hours work is not done in the year.
What happens when I leave the co-op?
If you decide to leave, your $1,000 of share money is returned to you provided you give proper notice. One year’s notice is required.
What Training is required?
A Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) or it’s international equivalent is required by everyone who operates a boat in Canada. You can get the card by taking a boating safety course online, We work with local providers offering courses leading to the required Sail Canada basic cruising certification. A Marine Radio Operator’s license is also required.
How do you book a boat ?
Boats can be booked for cruises up to seven days, six nights. Only one cruise of this length can be booked by any member during out high season of June 1 to September 15. Our cruises currently start on a Sunday and end on the following Saturday. Booking is done through a dedicated scheduling website and is monitored by a board member to ensure compliance and fairness.